Prominent GP telehealth corporate cops $742,000 fine from TGA

InstantScripts’ new owner says the allegations relate to conduct from before the $135 million takeover.
Sarah Simpkins

GP telehealth corporate InstantScripts has been fined $742,500 by the TGA for allegedly promoting the use of S4 drugs including antibiotics, insulin and blood thinners.

The company, founded in 2018, claims it has one million registered patients and conducts 3300 online short consultations every day, charging around $49 each.